Rare Photos Of Germany Before It Was Destroyed By War – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

Rare Photos Of Germany Before It Was Destroyed By War


Long before it was crippled and destroyed by two World Wars, Germany was a land of beauty, gothic splendour and picturesque villages. After the second world war ended on September 2nd 1945, Germany went through decades of rebuilding with much of it’s original beauty bombed and laying in ruins.

h/t: sobadsogood

Castle of Sigmaringen

But thanks to a new photobook titled ‘Germany around 1900: A Portrait in Colour‘ you can finally revisit all some of the famous landmarks. cobbled streets and bourgeois splendour before it was consigned to rubble and ruin. The book contains around 800 nostalgic images and is the result of a collaboration between museum curator and author Karin Lelonek, photo researcher Sabine Arqué and vintage photo collector Mark Walter.

The coast around Westerland

Together the three of them agreed to use the technique of photochromation, which places colour back into black and white photographs, injecting a sense of life and vibrancy into to their impressive photographic collection.

Bedroom, Neuschwanstein Castle, south of Munich

Heinstein Castle near Trechtingshausen / Butchers’ Guild Hall, Hildesheim

Schwerin grand-ducal palace, Mecklenburg

Bastei Bridge

Frederick Bridge and Berlin’s cathedral

Traditional German kitchen

Wernigerode Town Hall

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

“Noche Buena”: A Christmas Eve Dinner on Philippines
Musical Roads That Play Melodies When Cars Drive Over
This Bright Pink Bubble-Gum Lake Can Perk Up Your Diet
A Guy Re-made Photos of His Deceased Wife with His Daughter
The Best Photos From The B&W Child Photography 2015 Photo Contest
Woman Parodies Perfect Instagram Travel Photos With Hilariously Unphotogenic Selfies
Spectacular Photos Of The Lost Train Graveyard In Bolivia
Honest Photos That Show What Veterans Look Like After A Decade Of War In The Middle East
Cold Winter on Mount Washington
Real Fire Truck Converted In Authentic And Cozy Log Cabin
A House Encased In Ice On The Shores Of Lake Ontario
Germany After The World War II In Photographs By Josef Heinrich Darchinger
Get Lost In The Majesty Of These Incredible Photos From Australia
Gorgeous Photos Make Star Wars Toys Look Like Real, Life-Sized Ships
Remarkable Photos Of Manhattan By Berenice Abbott From 1935
These Beautiful Photos Of Subway Stations Will Transport You From Your Daily Commute
Beautifully Nostalgic Photos Of The Constant Change In Dubai
Inside The Abandoned Summer Camp In Chernobyl
Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia
When You Really Need A House To Live In: Homemade Trailer From The Past
Inside Chernobyl’s No-Go Zone 30 Years After The Nuclear Apocalypse
Stunning Street Photos Capture Simple Joys Of Life In New York Right After WWII
Haunting Photos Of A Deserted Mall That Is Now Covered In Snow
Chinese People Taking Their Pet Cabbages For A Walk